Relax Gaming has been around since 2010, starting off making poker and bingo games for the online casino world. A few years back they tried their hand at developing their own slot games. The first results weren’t too impressive, as anyone who has played the Great Pigbsy can confirm. But over the last 2 years, this studio has produced hit after hit – in fact, new Relax Gaming slots are some of the most eagerly anticipated on the market. Here are 11 of the best Relax Gaming slots out there.
The many features in this bright and colourful slot are themed around the major Spanish feasts. Three of them occur during the base game. You have La Tomatina, a random feature which adds wild symbols. Pamplona sees mega stacked bull symbols stampede across the reels, and San Joan adds a progressive multiplier wild. These features ensure plenty of action while aiming for the free spins – and once again, this round has plenty of interesting possibilities. There are four variants of the bonus feature, depending on which scatter combination falls, and the best one – San Joan free spins – pays out up to 14778x.
This slot takes its inspiration from fantasy games like Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering. Not only are the symbols made up of typical fantasy elements like wizards, goblins and knights, but even the main bonus feature involves a board game. Yes – that Monopoly-like track around the grid comes into life in the free spins, as you move around the board, collecting pins to build up your final payout. Fantasy slot fans are sure to love Heroes Gathering by Relax Gaming.
Relax Gaming has built a reputation as the go-to developer for slots which have an 80’s/90’s video arcade vibe. Those of us of a certain age can’t get enough of this blocky kind of game, and Hellcatraz is perhaps the best of them all. A 6×6 grid is overlayed with symbols made up of handcuffs, sharks, guards and prisoners, while the cascading reels allow you to win several times on a single spin. The free spins feature comes from collecting key symbols – you need 2000 of them to trigger the bonus, and here you start off with 5 free spins, although more can be won.
Money Train 2
The original Money Train slot quickly became a huge hit among the streaming community. The sequel already looks on track to join it as a favourite of the Twitch channels. Again, we have a Western railroad theme, with a motley band of characters making up the symbols. In the base game, 2 bonus symbols trigger respins until you hit a win, with a multiplier increasing by +1 each respin. On the other hand, 3 symbols trigger the Money Cart feature, with up to 50,000x as the potential win. Although Money Train 2 is even more volatile than the original, the standard RTP is an extremely healthy 96.4%.
Another slot that is targeted at the 90’s/00’s nostalgia crowd, Snake Arena takes a modern look at the old Nokia phone classic. It’s another bright and colourful game, with symbols including gold crowns, hams, and pints. The main feature sees the snake chasing the knight on every free spin, bagging a big win each time he does so. If the lovable reptile eats his own tail, before catching up with the knight, the round is over. The payouts of 100x aren’t exactly huge, but this is the kind of low-variance, fun, and relaxed action which we used to enjoy so much while playing the original.
Mining slots have become quite the thing in recent years, and TNT Tumble is up there with the best of them. Like most Relax Gaming titles, the graphics are sublime, set in an idyllic valley, and the explosions which shatter the peace are impressive. The slot starts off with 5 reels and 4 rows, but 3 extra rows are hidden in the coal mine – your task is to blow up the coal to uncover the hidden symbols and produce more paylines. If you manage to destroy all 3 hidden rows in the same spin, then the free spins bonus is triggered.
Attila the Hun
Relax Gaming even has a history-themed slot up its sleeve. Attila the Hun is big on historical accuracy as well as gameplay. We follow the adventure of the 15th Century Hunnic warlord as he takes on a Roman general, and their battle plays a key role in several features. For example, the Big Battle free spins are actually triggered when the two opposing generals show up at the same time. With stunning graphics that look straight out of an MMORPG game, Attila the Hun is a unique slot that will appeal to all fans of the History Channel.
This steampunk title has a simply gorgeous design, set in a scientist’s laboratory, as he and his robot helper attempt to turn base metal into gold – or at least wilds which will win you some gold. This is another cascade slot, where winning combinations disappear, letting new chemistry-inspired symbols replace them on a respin. The top left and bottom right symbols on the 5×5 grid are blue-glowing ‘magic portals’ – when the symbols match, all other symbols of that kind turn into wilds. In the free spins round, a third portal is added (on the top right), leading to more wilds – and all wins in this round are doubled!
Let’s Get Ready to Rumble
Relax Gaming’s first-ever franchise slot, the developer plumped for a boxing theme. However, they didn’t go for any individual fighter, but for the Atlantic City boxing announcer Michael Buffer, who popularised the phrase ‘Let’s Get Ready to Rumble’ long before Ant & Dec ever wrecked a mike. In this slot, a randomly triggered Rumble feature adds various wilds to the reels, while a sticky spin also can appear randomly after a win, forcing a respin while your winning symbols remain in place. These two features make the base game a fun ride. That’s just as well – as there are no free spins in Let’s Get Ready to Rumble, and while the payouts aren’t too generous, the slot still manages to pack a punch in the entertainment stakes.
Ignite the Night
This EDM-clubbing-themed game shows that sometimes the simplest slot is the best. A 5×3 grid with just 10 paylines contains symbols including fruits, guitars, drums, a handsome hunk of a man (who seems to be based on Jack Sparrow), and a glamorous woman. Fire multipliers randomly boost high-paying symbols – sometimes producing 1000x wins in the base game. In the bonus feature, increasing multipliers (5x, 10x, and 50x) are added to winning symbols, so this game does have some good potential for large payouts.
This innovative Caveman-themed slot is one of the few out there that allows you to pick your own variance level, depending on your mood. We like that Relax Gaming has made a slot which can appeal to casual gamers as well as big win hunters. Speaking of hunting, the symbols on Caveman Bob include dodos, wolves, rhinos, and mammoths, as you try to form winning combinations on the reels. The graphics are very nicely done, especially when you leave Bob’s cave and explore the oasis and mountains (where the low and high variance versions come into play). We just love the choice and possibilities of this slot.
Looking at this list of the top Relax Gaming slots, it is amazing to see just how versatile the studio is, with sports slots, branded slots, fantasy slots, dance music slots and retro slots ready for you to spin. We can’t wait to see what they come up with between now and end of the year. Personally, I want to see them try their hand on a Christmas slot.